Tel Aviv University notes that the honorary fellowships are awarded
to the recipients “for their unprecedented contribution to the
strength and security of Israel and its citizens; the determination
and vision in developing the Iron Dome system in the face of numerous
obstacles and difficulties; many years of activity in service of the
state, in the framework of the Israeli army and defense industries;
the personal example in promoting cooperation in scientific research
for the security of Israel; and enhancing the reputation of Israel for
technological ingenuity, which is a source of pride for Jewish communities
throughout the world.

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